New News(reels)

New in the library’s eCollections are two newsreel databases.   60 Minutes: Streaming 60-minutes historical broadcasts from 1997-2014.   And, for a more international perspective:   World Newsreels Online: Streaming newsreels from the U.S., France and Japan from 1929-1966.     Image information: “World … Continued

World Newsreels (4 countries) – Trial

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Motivation Third form Hum. Student: “This NBC newsreel about Sputnik is from the U.S. Doesn’t the library have one from Russia that I could watch?” Me: “uhhhhhhhhh”   And while not Russian, library vendor Alexander Street Press, did recently release … Continued

The first Earth Days: Newsreels

  The library purchases an NBC newsreel archive containing news past and present.   A search for Earth Day returns news footage from the first Earth Day (1970) as well as footage documenting more contemporary accounts.   Looking for a little more context?  Try … Continued